Focus Technology Solutions

Leadership Team

Bruce is the Founder and Chairman at Focus, where he's provided visionary leadership and has overseen the firm's growth strategy and long-term success since its founding in 1997. With a commitment to meeting customers' evolving needs and a strategic approach to investment, Bruce has delivered 22 years of profitability and a reputation as a top Northeast technology partner.

BRUCE CROCHETIERE

Founder And Chairman

As CEO of Focus, Doug sets and executes the firm's strategic plan for company transition and expansion. Since joining Focus in 2015, he’s delivered record revenue growth for the firm, winning numerous industry awards from CRN, Inc. 5000, Boston Business Journal and more. Doug's 25+ year career includes leadership roles with EMC, NetApp and StorageTek. He is also on the American Heart Association Executive Leadership Team for the Boston Heart Walk and the Mass Technology Leadership Council. 

DOUG ALEXANDER

Chief Executive Officer

A Focus veteran since 2004, Bill sets the go-to-market technology strategy and leads the Cloud and Security practice. Known as a customer champion, Bill is also recognized as an industry thought leader, with active roles on several technical advisory boards that include Dell EMC and VMware. His extensive certifications include AWS Business Professional, AWS TCO and Cloud Economics, Cisco Business Value Analyst, Dell EMC Technology Architect for Isilon, VNX, Backup and Recovery Solutions, and Storage and Information Infrastructure.​

BILL SMELTZER

Chief Strategy Officer

Joining Focus in 2016, Chris lends his 20+ years of experience in planning, forecasting and reporting financial data. During his tenure he has been a key contributor to the company’s modernization, transformation and record company growth. Recognized as an industry thought leader, Chris serves as Chair for the Financial Executives International (FEI) Boston and the CFO Leadership Council Boston Chapter and is a sought-after keynote speaker at industry events across the country.

CHRIS CAPRIO

Chief Financial Officer

As leader of Focus’ Engineering and Project Management teams, Larry is the architect for the company’s IT roadmap. Recognized as one of the most respected technologists in the IT industry, Larry partners with customers to expertly guide them through their digital transformation. Before joining Focus, Larry served as the Worldwide Pre-sales Director for HPE and spent over a decade in EMC’s Pre-sales organization.

LARRY VEINO

Chief Technology Officer

Matt leads and manages the company’s Direct and Indirect Sales teams, business development, marketing and demand generation functions. Backed by decades of successful sales leadership experience, a vision for go-to-market sales strategies, and relationships with vendors like Dell-EMC, Cisco, VMWare, and Barracuda, Matt has been instrumental in Focus’ growth track and record performance. Before joining Focus, Matt was in sales management for Dell EMC.

MATT STAPLETON

Vice President Of Sales And Marketing

Managed Services is Tim’s lifelong expertise. He works closely with customers to ensure successful onboarding and continued operations while supporting Focus’ accelerated growth and expansion of services. Under his leadership, Focus added enhanced managed security services which led to a #6 ranking on the Channel’s Future MSP 501 Northeast list and a #63 ranking on the global list. Tim joined Focus as part of its strategic acquisition of his own MSP, where he was Founder and President.

TIMOTHY J. LASONDE

Senior Vice President of Customer Operations, Managed Services

Ahmed leads Focus’ help desk team, field services group, and cloud operations teams to ensure clients continue to receive the highest level of support and solutions. In this role, Ahmed offers ongoing support to the field managed IT services team, schedules and coordinates tasks, and addresses complex on-site and remote issues. Ahmed has nearly 20 years of IT industry experience.

AHMED FADILI

Vice President of Managed IT Services and Cloud Operations

Mike is responsible for IT solutions assessment, design, and implementation and leads the engineering services team as well as technical certs to ensure customer satisfaction and supplier compliance. Backed by 20+ years of experience in enterprise data center architectures, he’s played an integral role in Focus’ expansion of services delivery capabilities across cloud migrations, converged and hyper-converged, enterprise networking, next-gen storage and advanced Microsoft solutions.

MICHAEL GODFREY

Vice President, Engineering Services

Under Steve’s leadership, the Data & Analytics Practice team delivers advanced digital solutions that pull insights from both real-time and historical data. This helps customers make smarter business decisions to drive competitive advantage using data science. As co-founder of IntegritD, acquired by Focus in 2020, and an active contributor in the data and analytics community, Steve offers advanced expertise in cloud migration, enterprise information management, self-service analytics and more. 

STEVE DIPIERTO

Vice President, Data and Analytics Practice

Gretchen, a CPA, manages accounts receivable, accounts payable, and inventory while collaborating with business partners to ensure all initiatives are recorded in accordance with U.S. GAAP. She also develops and maintains internal financial and accounting policies, financial statements and analysis, and oversees income and expenses, payroll and budgets. Before joining Focus, she served as the Director of Compensation at Wayfair LLC. 

GRETCHEN KALISH

Corporate Controller

Rags oversees data center business operations and growth initiatives in alignment with the Engineering Services team. He has 30+ technical certifications, and advanced expertise in designing and implementing converged infrastructures across Dell EMC, Cisco, VMware, Nutanix, and HPE platforms. His ten years of experience include planning, designing, and implementing storage area network infrastructures, focusing on open communication, diplomacy, teamwork, and managing problem resolution across multiple technologies. 

RAGHAVENDRA BSRAO

Data Center Practice Manager

Leading Focus’ team of project managers, Eneida manages projects involving infrastructure upgrades, network assessment, cloud migrations, data center moves, software application migrations and onboarding of new managed IT services clients. She evaluates and improves systems and processes to meet project requirements with a customer-first mentality. Eneida also holds a prestigious Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

ENEIDA RISTA

Project Manager Team Lead

Morgan oversees the Sales Support team by streamlining and developing processes, implementing balanced workflows, and encouraging above standard methodologies. With ten years of experience in the VAR and IT services space, Morgan applies a customer- and partner-centric communication approach to building and maintaining trusted relationships. Before joining Focus, she was Managing Director for an IT consulting firm.

MORGAN CONDON

Inside Sales Team Lead
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